The Role of Biofeedback in Improving Continence After Anterior Resection
Conditions
Rectal Neoplasms - Fecal Incontinence - Aged
Conditions: official terms
Fecal Incontinence - Rectal Neoplasms
Conditions: Keywords
Rectal neoplasms, Biofeedback (Psychology), Fecal Incontinence, Aged, Anterior resection
Study Type
Interventional
Study Phase
N/A
Study Design
Allocation: Randomized, Endpoint Classification: Efficacy Study, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Single Blind (Outcomes Assessor), Primary Purpose: Prevention
Intervention
Name: Biofeedback
Type: Behavioral
Overall Status
Recruiting
Summary
The purpose of this study is to determine whether biofeedback exercises improve anal continence after anterior resection for rectal cancer.
Detailed Description
See above
Criteria for eligibility
Healthy Volunteers: No
Maximum Age: N/A
Minimum Age: 18 Years
Gender: Both
Criteria: Inclusion Criteria:

- Rectosigmoid or rectal cancer

Exclusion Criteria:

- Inoperable
Location
Southampton General Hospital
Southampton, Hampshire, United Kingdom
Status: Recruiting
Start Date
November 2006
Sponsors
University of Southampton
Source
University of Southampton
Record processing date
ClinicalTrials.gov processed this data on July 28, 2015
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